435 Warren Street
Bridge Boston Charter School is a comprehensive, full-service public school that opened in the fall of 2011 with 72 children in K1 and K2. This year the school holds grades K1-6 with 312 students. We are chartered to expand by a grade each year until we serve 335 students in grades K1-8. Bridge Boston Charter School’s mission is to help our students thrive in a challenging, joyful, inclusive public school community that values close partnerships with families and a focus on the whole child. Through full-service programming, Bridge Boston Charter School works to remove the health and social obstacles that hinder student learning. This year we are serving students who are 39% ELL, 24% SPED, and 20% who have been or are currently homeless. To serve our students and fulfill our mission, the school is chartered to run an extended year and extended day program.
We are seeking a talented, compassionate, and committed full time art teacher who will provide curriculum and instruction such that every child in the school has art twice a week. The art room is an amazing and well-stocked space that provides our students with an excellent opportunity to immerse themselves in art. We are searching for a teacher who will bring this space alive and give our students a meaningful opportunity to express themselves through the visual arts. This position is full-time and reports to the Principal. Salary is based on the level of experience and education.
● Bachelors Degree in Visual Arts of Arts Education
● Superior written and verbal communication skills
● Demonstrated cultural competence and sensitivity; belief in the value of diversity
● True investment in being a life-long learner
● Demonstrate a variety of artistic techniques
● Launch well-thought out and meaningful projects
● Create rubrics that will help children to analyze their own art
● Stage an annual art show of student work
● Sense of humor and joy
● Bilingual Spanish, Haitian-Creole, Cape Verdean Creole highly desirable
● Experiment with a range of tools and materials
● Explore and invent art-making techniques
● Work collaboratively both by brainstorming and creating with others
● Build online portfolios
● Revise their own artwork
● Write their own artistic statements
● Examine the artistic process and speculate as to why specific artists chose certain techniques or materials
Bridge Boston Charter School does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. Inquiries concerning Bridge Boston’s compliance with Title IX and other civil
rights laws may be directed to the Executive Director, 435 Warren Street, Roxbury, MA 02119, phone: 857-229-1601.
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required